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Songbook Jam

at Bob Goins Classes On Clark - Andersonville
5219 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Play, sing, and collect songs from the eclectic house songbook while refining key skills and having a blast! No telling what we'll wind up playing on any given Thursday, but it'll help you be a better musician and maybe even put a smile on your face

Thursday Feb 22nd, 7pm

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Pickin Flat & Fingerstyle

at Bob Goins Classes On Clark - Andersonville
5219 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Explore songs of the folk fingerstyle/flatpicking traditions defined by Chet, Lightnin', Doc, & others. We'll also learn how to make a flatpicking/fingerstyle arrangement of any song we like. Fun stuff!

Wednesday Feb 21st, 7pm

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Basics & Easy Songs

at Bob Goins Classes On Clark - Andersonville
5219 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

This experience is a great place if you're just starting out, just coming back, or just want to float a bit. Improve your skill and confidence with open chords and common rhythms while learning great songs from many eras and genres. This is a 12-week series that meets on Mondays.

Thursday Feb 22nd, 12pm

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Rhythm & Style

at Bob Goins Classes On Clark - Andersonville
5219 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Find out how to make your songs "sound like that" with an understanding of straight vs. swing, dynamics, percussion, and "groove". It's all about that strumming hand! THIS IS A 12-WEEK COURSE that meets weekly on Tuesdays at Noon.

Monday Feb 26th, 12pm

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Teen Lyrical/ Jazz (Ages 12+ years)

at Dance Dynamics - Geneva
39W250 Herrington Blvd Ste J1, Chicago, Illinois 60134

This is a 45 minute class teaching a combination of ballet & jazz technique. We work on a lot of strength & stretching in this class well as learning how to dance beautifully to the lyrics of songs. They will need jazz shoes for this class.

Wednesday Feb 21st, 7:45pm

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Colors & Shapes

at Bob Goins Classes On Clark - Andersonville
5219 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Forget about scales as (we think) we know them. This chord-based approach is not only refreshing to the overwhelmed student seeking a pattern in the matrix, it's the direct route to making music theory sound musical. Each class will improve your navigation of the fretboard, demystify those weird chords, and help your solos sound more inspired...

Tuesday Feb 27th, 12pm

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DJ 2

at The IV ThinkLab - Lincoln Park
2443 N Clybourn Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

A disc jockey is a person who mixes recorded music as it is playing. Originally, the "disc" in "disc jockey" referred to gramophone records, but now "DJ" is used as an all-encompassing term to describe someone who mixes recorded music from any sources, including cassettes, CDs, or digital audio files on a CDJ or laptop. DJs typically perform for a...


4 sessions

Tuesday Mar 6th, 7pm

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Taiko Drumming

at Infinity Foundation - Highland Park
1280 Old Skokie Rd, Illinois City, Illinois 60035

Taiko is an ancient Japanese form of percussion using large drums. The drums range in size from roughly a snare drum to drums as large as a car. The most common drum size in taiko is the size of a wine barrel.  During the 1900’s, taiko drumming became a musical art form that involved a music ensemble and tightly choreographed movements. ...

Sunday Feb 25th, 1pm

Improvisation/Music Theory for Tap Dancers

at Joel Hall Dancers and Center - Edgewater
5965 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60660

This class is available to any level dancer. Dancers will learn the basics of music theory, especially as it applies to jazz music. Dancers will learn at least one jazz song per class, enabling them to compile a repertoire that they can draw from. Finally, at least 40 minutes of each class will be devoted to the development of the dancer's ability...

Groove Bass-ics

at Bob Goins Classes On Clark - Andersonville
5219 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

We'll learn some of the basic skills to being a good bass player, including:  the notions of feel, rhythm and groove some essential music theory constructing simple bass lines knowing when to play and when not to play. Class Focuses Navigating the fretboard, with the main focus being on the 2 low strings Playing the root notes of simple...

Tuesday Feb 27th, 7pm

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Faces of Love: Leonard Bernstein Centennial Concert

at The Newberry - Near North Side
60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

Faces of Love: Leonard Bernstein Centennial Concert, is a tribute to the musical legacy of Norman Pellegrini, co-founder of Chicago Classical Radio WFMT, voice of the Chicago Symphony and the Lyric Opera. The concert will highlight the centenary year of Leonard Bernstein with compositions of Bernstein and music of composers that he performed and championed,...


Thursday Apr 12th, 5:30pm


at Dovetail Studios - Irving Park
2853 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618

WERQ® is the fiercely fun dance fitness class based on pop, rock, and hip hop music taught by Certified Fitness Professionals. You will sweat and fill invigorated!

Wednesday Feb 21st, 7pm

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African Dance

at Lou Conte Dance Studio - Near West Side
1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60607

African is a traditional Nigerian dance class emphasizes the dancer and life as a community versus as an individual. The body is divided into several centers of movement, with each area being able to move to different rhythms of the music, generally a drumbeat. No previous experience necessary – all ages and abilities welcome!

Salsa, Contemporary Dance

at Discovery Center - Irving Park
4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Salsa lessons are fun and exciting. Have fun learning the most popular social dance of today. You can enjoy salsa dancing to live music in the fiery ambience of the many hot Latin nightclubs in Chicago. Students will be introduced to the popular styles. Contemporary leading and following techniques will be emphasized.


6 sessions

Dynamic Dancers II

at Dance Dynamics - Geneva
39W250 Herrington Blvd Ste J1, Chicago, Illinois 60134

Dance program specifically for the special needs child. It is designed to help those that love to move to music the opportunity to learn ballet and jazz dancing in a dance studio atmosphere. Technical ballet and jazz dance will be introduced in a fun way, using the ballet barre, hoops, balls and ribbons, to stimulate their creative senses and move...

Wednesday Feb 21st, 4:30pm

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